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Chipotle becomes first US restaurant chain to voluntarily label GMOs

6/13/2013 - The recent decision by Whole Foods Market to label all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by the long-off date of 2018 looks silly and almost meaningless compared to the right-now policy of fresh food chain Chipotle, which is officially the first and only major U.S. food supplier...

Are you being scammed by the Whole Foods 'fresh' bar?

5/8/2013 - All the controversy over the past few years regarding Whole Foods Market and its dubious position on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) seems to have fizzled following the company's recent announcement that, by 2018, all GMOs sold in its stores will have to be properly labeled. But in the meantime,...

Trader Joe's eliminated GMOs from its private-label products back in 2001 - what's taking Whole Foods so long?

4/3/2013 - In the wake of the recent announcement by Whole Foods Market that the retailer will require the labeling of all foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in its stores by 2018, many in the natural health community are now wondering, why the long wait? Whole Foods' reluctance to adopt truth-in-labeling...

GM salmon rejected by Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and other food retailers

3/21/2013 - In yet another blow to GMOs, several major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the "Campaign for GE-Free Seafood" found at http://www.foe.org/gefreeseafood These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and many more. It's the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry....

Whole Foods agrees to label all GMO foods by 2018 - but why the long wait?

3/15/2013 - After years of dodging the issue, natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market has gone public with plans to require the labeling of all foods sold in its stores that contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The only problem is that the new labeling requirements will not come into effect until 2018,...

Can you trust Whole Foods?

3/14/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, all GMO products sold in their stores will carry GMO labels, so customers know what they're buying. Whole Foods has also asserted they are working with their suppliers to find non-GMO raw ingredients, so that current GMO products sold in the stores can become...

Whole Foods' mandatory GMO labeling initiative and why it will take five years to solve the GMO problem

3/12/2013 - In the wake of Whole Foods announcing mandatory GMO labeling of all products sold across its stores by 2018, there has been a lot of healthy debate on the subject. Jon Rappoport argues that Whole Foods should ditch all GMO foods and essentially become a "GMO-free" retailer. Ronnie Cummins of the...

What's behind Whole Foods' decision to label GMOs in their stores?

3/12/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, it will label all products in its stores that contain genetically-modified ingredients. Mike Adams, at naturalnews.com, has written an excellent article covering this development. You should read it. Whole Foods cites customers' concerns as a major reason...

Whole Foods announces mandatory GMO labeling by 2018; here's how it happened

3/9/2013 - In a huge victory for the alternative media and grassroots activism, Whole Foods announced on Friday that it would require GMO labels on all products by 2018. (Click here for the press release.) This announcement deals a significant blow to Monsanto, DuPont and all the GMO pushers who openly admit that...

Exclusive new Organic Spies video released: Is Whole Foods systematically training employees to lie about GMO?

10/12/2012 - A new video has surfaced from the Organic Spies group, and that video is being released exclusively on the Natural News video site TV.naturalnews.com. The hidden camera video shows a multitude of Whole Foods employees repeating misinformation to customers who ask whether the store sells GMOs. They appear...

Whole Foods censors the truth, hides undercover GMO exposure by pulling videos from YouTube

10/9/2012 - Lots of media organizations, notably a number of newspapers that risk national security by publishing supremely sensitive information, claim they should not be criticized for doing so because the public "has a right to know" such things. Not all media groups feel that way, however. Add YouTube to...

Whole Foods Market and GMOs: The Whole Truth?

10/9/2012 - After months of pressure from the organic community, including thousands of its customers, the leadership of Whole Foods Market on September 11 endorsed Proposition 37, the California Ballot Initiative to require mandatory labels on genetically engineered foods. But the endorsement came with "reservations"...

Whole Foods caught in GMO marketing deception, false advertising - here's the proof

10/8/2012 - A bombshell investigative video just released by Infowars.com has exposed what can only be called false and misleading advertising by Whole Foods. It all began when InfoWars reporters Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton visited Whole Foods last week to try to find out what customers thought about Whole Foods...

Whole Foods confirms it knowingly sells products containing Monsanto's genetically modified corn: Don't ask, don't tell!

10/4/2012 - Ronnie Cummins of the Organic Consumers Association has been protesting Whole Foods for several years, demanding the company label the GMOs it sells. Whole Foods management has foolishly ignored him. In fact, until recently his efforts achieved relatively little traction, but all of a sudden "he...

YouTube censors 'Organic Spies' video exposing Whole Foods employees lying about GMOs

10/3/2012 - I once thought Whole Foods was a great place to shop, and I used to look forward to finding a Whole Foods store in every city I visited. Now when I see "Whole Foods" I think to myself, "Poison Foods" and I have images of those cancer tumors in the rats just pop into my head. I will never shop at Whole...

Whole Foods knowingly engages in massive GMO deception, says undercover video by 'Organic Spies'

9/26/2012 - Whole Foods deceives consumers into unknowingly buying GMOs while financially supporting a GMO supply chain that ultimately enriches Monsanto, charges an explosive new undercover sting video released by Organic Spies. (Link below.) The video features secret camera footage from a dozen Whole Foods...

Research uncovers whole foods method of defending against protein loss from a hard workout

9/8/2012 - There is a widespread perception that since it is muscle that is being challenged during a workout, and muscle is made of protein, protein is what muscle needs to repair and protect itself. A recent research study investigated the efficacy of green leaf vegetables as a buffer against the damage, replacing...

Does your Whole Foods 'organic' produce come from China?

7/25/2012 - Most everyone who buys organic foods knows the benefits. While it can tend to be a little more expensive, it is at least pesticide free and much more wholesome. But did you know that an increasing amount of our "organic" food may be coming from China (which immediately throws into question the organic...

Police arrest autistic man at Whole Foods for odd and harmless behavior

10/15/2011 - Dallas police officers recently took 28-year-old Blake Wimberly into custody after customers at a Dallas Whole Foods Market complained about his erratic and allegedly disturbing behavior while in the store. CBS News 11 in Dallas reports that Wimberly, who suffers from both autism and schizophrenia,...

Whole Foods Market supports 'pink' breast cancer awareness campaigns that fund drug industry

10/11/2011 - There is a small endorsement on the company's main website, but it has come to our attention that at least some Whole Foods Market stores in California, Florida and certain other areas have been openly endorsing Breast Cancer Awareness month, as well as a specific group called Pink United that funds...

Organic consumers rally at Whole Foods to demand GMO labeling

10/6/2011 - Whole Foods Market, a grocery chain with a reputation for bringing "natural" foods to consumers, has suffered substantial criticism in recent months due to its failure to identify products that contain genetically modified ingredients. The nonprofit Organic Consumers Association organized a demonstration...

Despite its efforts, even Whole Foods cannot keep GMOs out of the products it sells (correction)

6/7/2011 - Genetically modified foods have become so ubiquitous in the US that even the grocery store 'Whole Foods' now admits it cannot keep biotech foods off its shelves. A representative for the corporation acknowledged in May of 2011 that the realities of the marketplace have forced a shift in the company's...

Organic Consumers Association takes aim at Whole Foods over labeling of GM foods

5/13/2011 - Whole Foods customers have a love/hate relationship with the natural and organic foods giant. They have run afoul of their customer base before - remember the mass outcry and call for boycott as a result of comments thrown about by the CEO regarding health care rights (http://www.naturalnews.com/026906_food_foods_whole_foods.html)?...

Organic giants Whole Foods, Organic Valley, and Stonyfield accused of compromising on GMOs

2/11/2011 - Some of the nation's largest and most widely known producers and retailers of natural and organic products have decided to push for a compromise with the Monsanto-influenced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the issue of genetically-modified organisms (GMO). In the wake of the recent decision...

The Organic Elite Surrender to Monsanto - What Now?

2/1/2011 - "The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must." - Whole Foods Market, Jan. 21, 2011 In the wake of a 12-year battle to keep Monsanto's Genetically Engineered (GE) crops from contaminating the nation's 25,000 organic farms and...

Whole Foods launching sustainability rating program for all wild-caught seafood sold in its stores

12/18/2010 - Whole Foods Markets has announced that it will soon become the first national retailer to implement an in-store sustainability rating program for all wild-caught seafood. Each of Whole Foods' 298 stores will display green, yellow or red symbols to indicate the sustainability of each species, as determined...

Must-see videos on NaturalNews.TV reveal organic egg fraud, fluoride dangers, Whole Foods and more

11/15/2010 - If you want to know more about the way the world really works, here are some of the most eye-opening videos you'll ever see on issues of food and health. Scrambled eggsThis video from the Cornucopia Institute exposes the organic fraud in the egg industry. As you'll learn in this video, many of the...

Why I'm thankful for Whole Foods Market stores

10/26/2010 - After a recent visit to Austin, Texas to appear live on the Alex Jones show, I had the opportunity to visit the flagship store of Whole Foods. I've been to a lot of Whole Foods stores throughout the country, so I've seen the typical layouts and offerings, but this Austin store takes it all to a whole...

Whole Foods Market to require organic certification on all health and beauty products

7/20/2010 - Natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market will soon require that all health and beauty products it carries that claim to be organic, be certified by either the Agriculture Department's National Organic Program, or NSF International, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based nonprofit certifier. In leiu of the lack...

Whole Foods to Use "Non-GMO" Seal on Its Private-Label Products

11/16/2009 - Whole Foods Market has announced plans to have all of its store-brand products independently tested to certify that they are made without the use of any genetically modified organisms (GMOs). "Since there is no U.S. regulation regarding disclosure on products manufactured with GMO ingredients, we...

Whole Foods Revisited

8/27/2009 - After recently writing about Whole Foods stores in a NaturalNews article (http://www.naturalnews.com/026906_food_foods_whole_foods.html), I decided to stop in a Whole Foods store in Florida and see if anything had changed since the last time I had visited one. Doing so allowed me to review the brands...

A Real Reason to Boycott Whole Foods?

8/24/2009 - Whole Foods is in a public relations crisis. After its CEO John Mackey posted a widely-read opinion piece that insisted Americans have no intrinsic right to health care, it was slammed with angry liberal customers who picketed stores and organized a national Whole Foods boycott at a Facebook page now...

The Whole Story About Whole Foods Market

3/24/2008 - Organic food has become the mantra of consumers who are aware of the dangers of pesticides, chemicals and hormones used in the growing and processing practices of the commercial food industry. Many of us have come to trust stores making the implied agreement with us that the food they are selling is...

Whole Foods, funny math and the five dollar avocado (satire)

4/27/2007 - I love Whole Foods grocery stores. I can't seem to leave the place without spending at least two hundred dollars on health food. Interestingly, that's only about one bag full of groceries from a typical Whole Foods store. The last time I visited, I ended up buying a hundred dollars worth of raw food...

Whole Foods buying Wild Oats

3/2/2007 - Two of the largest players in the natural foods retail market are merging. Whole Foods Market Inc. is set to purchase its competitor, Wild Oats Markets Inc., for $565 million plus $108 million of debt. The move will bolster Whole Foods' position as the largest dedicated player in the natural and organic...

It's old news to naturopaths: whole foods heal better than isolated chemicals

11/5/2003 12:30:08 PM - This article describes a study in which researchers found that lycopene, the long-heralded "active ingredient" in tomatoes that prevents prostate cancer, apparently doesn't work alone. This is news? Herbalists, naturopaths and holistic nutritionists have known this for literally hundreds of years....

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